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MessenPass lets you Recover Lost Instant Messenger Passwords
« on: October 12, 2009, 09:34:15 PM »
MessenPass lets you Recover Lost Instant Messenger Passwords



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Description
MessenPass is a password recovery tool that reveals the passwords of the following instant messenger applications:

    * MSN Messenger
    * Windows Messenger (In Windows XP)
    * Windows Live Messenger (In Windows XP And Vista)
    * Yahoo Messenger (Versions 5.x and 6.x)
    * Google Talk
    * ICQ Lite 4.x/5.x/2003
    * AOL Instant Messenger v4.6 or below, AIM 6.x, and AIM Pro.
    * Trillian
    * Trillian Astra
    * Miranda
    * GAIM/Pidgin
    * MySpace IM
    * PaltalkScene
    * Digsby

MessenPass can only be used to recover the passwords for the current logged-on user on your local computer, and it only works if you chose the remember your password in one of the above programs. You cannot use this utility for grabbing the passwords of other users.

Installing MessenPass
MessenPass can be used without any installation process, simply by running the executable file (mspass.exe) from the zip file.
If you want to install MessenPass with automatic creation of program group icons and uninstall support, download and run the self-install executable file.

Using MessenPass
When you run MessenPass, it automatically detects the Instant Messenger applications installed on your computer, decrypts the passwords they store, and displays all user name/password pairs that it found in the main window of MessenPass. If from some reason, MessenPass fails to locate the installed Instant Messenger application, you can try to manually select the right folder of your IM application by using 'Select Folders' option (from the File menu).

On the main window of MessenPass, you can select one or more password items, and then copy them to the clipboard in tab-delimited format (you can paste this format into Excel or Open-Office Spreadsheet), or save them into text/html files.

Translating MessenPass to other languages
MessenPass allows you to easily translate all menus, dialog-boxes, and other strings to other languages.
In order to do that, follow the instructions below:

   1. Run MessenPass with /savelangfile parameter:
      mspass.exe /savelangfile
      A file named mspass_lng.ini will be created in the folder of MessenPass utility.
   2. Open the created language file in Notepad or in any other text editor.
   3. Translate all menus, dialog-boxes, and string entries to the desired language.
   4. After you finish the translation, Run MessenPass, and all translated strings will be loaded from the language file.
      If you want to run MessenPass without the translation, simply rename the language file, or move it to another folder.

License
This utility is released as freeware. You are allowed to freely distribute this utility via floppy disk, CD-ROM, Internet, or in any other way, as long as you don't charge anything for this. If you distribute this utility, you must include all files in the distribution package, without any modification !

Disclaimer
The software is provided "AS IS" without any warranty, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The author will not be liable for any special, incidental, consequential or indirect damages due to loss of data or any other reason.

http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/mspass.html

 

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